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36th GLMA Annual Conference on LGBTQ Health

Oct 10 - 13, 2018   |   Las Vegas, Nevada  United States Of America
Specialties : Medicine   |   Medical Education   |   Psychology   |   Nursing   |   Behavioral Health   |   Primary Care
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36th GLMA Annual Conference on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) Health is organized by is organized by Gay and Lesbian Medical Association (GLMA) and will be held from Oct 10 - 13, 2018 at Flamingo Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States of America.

The target audience for this medical event is various health professions including physicians, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, mental and behavioral health specialists and social workers, dentists, pharmacists, researchers, educators, health policy specialists, advocates, administrators, public health practitioners, health profession students and others interested in improving health for LGBT individuals.

Conference Description:
GLMA’s Annual Conference is the premier, interdisciplinary LGBT health conference and theworld’s largest scientific gathering devoted to LGBT health issues and concerns.

GLMA’s Annual Conference educates practitioners, policy advocates, educators, administrators, researchers and students - from across the health professions - about the unique health needs of LGBT individuals and families. The conference is a forum for discussion and exploration of how best to address these needs as well as the needs of LGBT health professionals and health profession students. GLMA’s Annual Conference also reports on research into the health needs of LGBT people.

The conference theme, Mind, Body, Spirit, and Policy: Holistic Approaches to LGBTQ Healthcare, will highlight the integration of mental, physical, and behavioral health in LGBTQ communities, taking into consideration the intersection of sexual orientation and gender identity with other identities. Over the past year, the LGBTQ people, along with other vulnerable communities, have endured a continuous assault on their rights, taking a toll on their mental and physical well-being. The GLMA Annual Conference on LGBTQ Health will focus on comprehensive, team-based approaches to health care and research that deepen understanding and develop competency to ensure quality care for LGBTQ individuals.

General Topics:
• Academic health (medicine, nursing, etc)
• Behavioral health
• Bisexual health
• Cancer
• Cultural competence
• Differences of sex development
• Emerging LGBTQ health concerns
• Families, fertility and relationships
• Gay/MSM health
• Health across the lifespan (e.g., youth, aging)
• Health policy and advocacy
• Health professions education
• HIV/AIDS, infectious disease and STI prevention, testing and treatment
• Lesbian/WSW health
• Mental health
• Original, scientific research
• Primary care
• Public health
• Resilience factors in LGBTQ communities
• Reproductive health
• Sexual health
• Substance abuse treatment/prevention
• Transgender health

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Hilda Sandoval
Hilda Sandoval


Juno Obedin-Maliver
Juno Obedin-Maliver

Research and Clinical Research

Natalie Sanchez
Natalie Sanchez

Healthcare Management



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Flamingo Las Vegas
3555 Las Vegas Blvd South
Las Vegas, Nevada, United States Of America

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Flamingo Las Vegas,

3555 Las Vegas Boulevard South,

Las Vegas, Nevada, United States of America 89109,

(702) 733-3111 or 888-308-8899

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